Department of Biological Sciences

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Medical Technology

  • This degree program prepares you for certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (Medical Technologist). You will complete three years of baccalaureate college work, and 12 months of clinical course work including 21 weeks of clinical externship in an affiliated hospital laboratory. A certification examination is taken at the successful completion of a hospital training program. The requirements for certification are established by the Board of Certification of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

  • Acceptance into the clinical year of the program is competitive and reapplication is made during the fall of the Junior year. In order to be admitted to the clinical year, completion of 90 semester hours of college work with an accumulated GPA of no less than 2.5 overall and a grade of C or better in the pre-clinical science courses is required.

  • The clinical program in the fourth year is housed on the Main Campus with externship sites at the University of Toledo Medical center laboratory and ProMedica hospital laboratories. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and you are then eligible to take the national certification examination.

Our program currently is fully accredited under the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
5600 North River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL  60018
Phone 773.714.8880
Fax 773.714.8886
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Program Retention/Graduation Rates

(Academic Year)
Number of
Job Placement Rate
(3 months after graduation)
Certification Exam
Passing Rate
(within 1 yr. of graduation)
2020-2021 12 100% 100% 100% 90% (N=11)
2019-2020 16 100% 100% 100% 92% (N=13)
2018-2019 19 100% 100% 100% 86% (N=14)
2017-2018 16 100% 100% 100% 92% (N=13)
2016-2017 7 100% 100% 100% 86% (N=7)
2015-2016 13 100% 100% 100% 85% (N=13)
2014-2015  10 100% 100% 100% 100% (N=10)
2013-2014  10  100%  100%  100%  100% (N=10)

 Click here for a detailed program description and sample 4-year curriculum (PDF). The medical technology advisor will assist students in planning the sequence in which the pre-clinical courses are taken during the student's years at the university. Interested applicants should consult with the Medical Technology Program Director, Catherine McCoy, before selecting this professional career option.

Admission Requirementsfor Direct-From-High-School and First-Time Freshman

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Academic Year: 2023-2024
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Last Updated: 10/18/22